NOODLE LOVERS! LISTEN UP! YOU MAY THINK YOU’VE TRIED ALL THE TYPES OF CHINESE NOODLES. KNIFE-PEELED AND HAND-PULLED ARE NOW COMMONLY ON THE NOODLE ROTATION.
But, have you had Yunnan rice noodles? This is a totally different breed than Vietnamese pho, Cantonese wide “he fen” rice noodles at dim sum, or even vermicelli. It generally has a spaghetti-like thickness and roundness, but is much lighter (because it’s rice) and is very chewy and slippery. It has to be made fresh so its not super commonly found. I’ve always loved going to Yunnan restaurants growing up in China but never saw one in Manhattan (upon further research now, it seems that there are a few out there but not well known). Now there is one right in EV! Me, K.C., and H.K. checked it out recently. Continue reading Attention NYC: Yunnan rice noodles in EV at Yuan